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Category: Sport – King Alfred School

Sporting Success Near And Far

15th March 2022

There is always a lot of sport going on around KAS, from after school clubs to Choice on Wednesdays and Fridays and competitive team matches against other schools. Last week was a great example of the variety of sporting talent we have here. FOOTBALL Year 6 students, along with PE teacher/coach Tom Franklin, headed to…

Y9 Boys Win ISA Football Tournament

1st February 2022

Last week PE teacher Tom was up early in order to drive the Y9 boys football team to Nottingham to take part in the ISA Schools Tournament. It was a long drive but worth it when the boys not only won, but went the whole tournament unbeaten and without conceding a single goal! Tom says:…

Trampolining Bounces Back

13th December 2021

This term the PE team have been so excited to be able to re-introduce trampolining to the curriculum. The students have been developing their skills and practicing the Barnet competition routine in Choice, with some of our Year 7s also having the opportunity to take part in their gymnastics classes this half term. The students…

Meet the teachers – The PE Department

7th January 2021

What makes King Alfred School so special? Ask any of our students and they’ll say ‘the teachers’ – so we thought we’d peek behind the curtain again and find out a bit more about the teachers in trainers (or the PE Department as we like to call them). Lauren Weston – Director of Sport New…

Sailing Away – saying goodbye to Edo

8th July 2020

After 30 years at KAS, we’re sad to say goodbye to Head of PE, Edo. Here, colleague Claire Murphy pays tribute to a true KAS legend. “Edo left Croatia (then Yugoslavia) at 25, heading first to Germany and Switzerland to work on sports camps, before joining KAS as PE teacher in September 1990. At that…

Jumping for ISA netball joy

27th February 2020

Congratulations to our Y8 netball team who are through to the finals of the ISA tournament

KAS students grabbing a piste of the action

16th January 2020

The pre-Christmas school-trip to Tignes was full of fun and a great team spirit as beginners got to grips with the slopes and the more experienced students made full use of the ski area.

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